Masayoshi Ochiai

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMasayoshi•Ochiai
Used nameMasayoshi•Ochiai
Original name落合•正義
Born3 June 1910 in ?, Shimane (JPN)
DiedDecember 1939 in ?, Henan (CHN)
AffiliationsMeiji University, Tokyo (JPN)
NOC Japan


Masayoshi Ochiai succeeded Yuji Nagao in 1932 as the Japanese Champion in the hammer throw. Together with Ichiro Furuyama he formed the Meiji University’s trio of hammer throwers. Ochiai died in the Chinese province of Henan during the Sino-Japanese War.

Personal Best: HT – 48.14 (1932).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics JPN Masayoshi Ochiai
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 12

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